Romeo et Juliette, opera en trois actes, en prose

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This is the score of Daniel Steibelt's first opera "Roméo et Juliette" composed in 1793 to a libretto by Vicomte Alexandre de Ségur. According to Grove Music, Steibelt submitted this opera to the Académie Royale de Musique, but it was rejected. The work was performed as opéra comique at the Théâtre Feydeau on 9 October 1793, after Steibelt replaced the original recitatives with spoken dialog. The opera is in three acts and the orchestral forces comprise: woodwinds (flutes (2), oboes (2), clarinets (2), and bassoon (2)), brass instruments (horns in E-flat (2), trumpets in C (2), and trombones (3)), timpani ... continued below

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1 score (361 p.) ; 34 cm.

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Steibelt, Daniel, 1765-1823. 1793.

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  • Main Title: Romeo et Juliette, opera en trois actes, en prose
  • Added Title: Romeo et Juliette

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This is the score of Daniel Steibelt's first opera "Roméo et Juliette" composed in 1793 to a libretto by Vicomte Alexandre de Ségur.

According to Grove Music, Steibelt submitted this opera to the Académie Royale de Musique, but it was rejected.

The work was performed as opéra comique at the Théâtre Feydeau on 9 October 1793, after Steibelt replaced the original recitatives with spoken dialog.

The opera is in three acts and the orchestral forces comprise: woodwinds (flutes (2), oboes (2), clarinets (2), and bassoon (2)), brass instruments (horns in E-flat (2), trumpets in C (2), and trombones (3)), timpani in C, and strings (violins, viola, violoncello, and bass).

On the t.p., the publisher advertised Steibelt's arrangement for the piano of arias and overture of this opera.

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1 score (361 p.) ; 34 cm.

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On the t.p.: Representé pour la premiere fois sur le Théâtre de la rüe Feydeau le 10 7bre 1793 (vieux stile). Mis en musique par D. Steibelt.

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The Virtual Music Rare Book Room is composed primarily of digitized materials held in the UNT Music Library's Edna Mae Sandborn Music Rare Book Room. The collection is particularly strong in eighteenth-century French opera, due in large part to the influence of musicologist Lloyd Hibberd on the development of the collection.

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  • 1793

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  • July 7, 2010, 10:17 a.m.

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  • June 10, 2016, 11:13 a.m.

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Steibelt, Daniel, 1765-1823. Romeo et Juliette, opera en trois actes, en prose, score, 1793; Paris, France. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc49/: accessed September 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.